Delicious chocolate cake

Recipe from: 9/10/1992 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 15
Servings 0
Time

Ingredients

  • CAKE
  • 180
    g
    cake flour
  • 200
    g
    sugar
  • 45
    ml
    cocoa
  • 5
    ml
    bicarbonate of soda
  • 2
    ml
    salt
  • 75
    ml
    oil
  • 15
    ml
    vinegar
  • 5
    ml
    vanilla essence
  • 250
    ml
    cold water
  • CHOCOLATE ICING
  • 60
    ml
    polyunsaturated margarine
  • 140
    g
    icing sugar
  • 10
    ml
    cocoa powder
  • icing sugar
 

Method

 
Preheat the oven to 180 ºC (350 ºF). Spray a small loaf tin with non-stick spray. Sift the dry ingredients together in a mixing bowl. Make three hollows in the mixture. Pour the oil in one hollow, vinegar in the second and vanilla essence in the third. Pour the water over the mixture and stir for one minute with a wooden spoon until well blended. Pour into the prepared tin and bake for about 40 minutes or until a testing skewer comes out clean when inserted into the centre of the cake. Cover with aluminium foil if the cake becomes to dark before it is done. Cool the cake in the tin before turning out onto a wire rack. CHOCOLATE ICING: Beat the margarine and icing sugar together until well blended. Add the cocoa and beat until light and fluffy. Divide the cake in half horizontally. Spread a little of the icing or apricot jam on the on the bottom cake layer. Cover with the remaining cake layer and decorate with the remaining icing or apricot jam. Dust the cake with icing sugar. Leave for one day before serving. Makes a medium-sized cake.
 

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